For someone who suddenly found himself atop a pop chart with his debut single, KDA
draws from a diverse range of influences- from Masters at Work to J Dilla, Tame Impala, Maya Jane Coles and more. KDA’s first track, ‘Rumble’, was the instrumental of summer 2015 and played at every club from Panorama Bar to Warung.
asked Katy B
to write something for it just as Tinie Tempah
spent that Summer free styling over it, and so Turn the Music Louder (Rumble) - Radio Edit
was recorded. The song went from Annie Mac’s ‘Hottest Record in the World’, to No.1 in the UK Singles Chart. Within weeks. KDA received his Official Chart Award at Radio 1. Turn The Music Louder has since achieved gold status.
KDA’s second single was Just Say
, a collaboration with Tinashe
that he both wrote and produced. The track was championed by the likes of Radio 1 Complex, Popjustice, and Clash Magazine, earning a place on national radio and streaming playlists across the globe, and becoming the highest new entry on the Billboard Dance Charts, where it remained for a further 8 weeks. Listen to the KDA Selects